VG247.com reports that in a recent conference call with investors, Chinese publisher Perfect World indicated that before the end of the year, it would be transitioning Star Trek Online to a free-to-play model. The Star Trek-based MMORPG was launched in early 2010, and originally published by Atari. Developer Cryptic Studios was acquired by Perfect World, a […]
According to a report by Develop, Microsoft has reached out to developers to encourage them to pitch ideas for free-to-play titles that are supported by microtransactions. More information is included after the jump.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ8duKs2Plw[/youtube] Valve’s team-based modern classic Team Fortress 2 went free to play a few hours ago, making one of the most addictive online games nigh inescapable to all gamers. Those that previously purchased the game have been upgraded to a “Premium Account”, which gives them”a few extra features, including access to rare and cosmetic items […]
With free-to-play titles like Champions Online: Free for All being the latest major addition to the Steam catalog, it may not come as a huge surprise that Valve has just been laying the groundwork for its own F2P game. In an characteristically simple response to an interview question from French website Barre de Vie (via […]